Statues

 

Ailsa put Greyfriars Bobby in Edinburgh as her top of post shot for the travel theme challenge this week. I could honestly do a year of posts on wonderful statues from around the world. fear not, I won't , but Edinburgh, the university is my alma mater, is a good place to start. I was an economics undergraduate at Edinburgh but my hero Adam Smith would be too obvious, so just a few steps away, down the Royal Mile stands another 18th century philosopher – David Hume (1770-1778)

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vannillarock

hi! i am Anne (hence vANNilla) - two 'N's autocorrect WILL autocorrect - grrrrrr I can most often be found cooking up a storm in the kitchen,(with my trusty thermomix) behind a camera or a kindle. If you are a traveller/photographer my bog is @vannilla https://vannillarock.wordpress.com If you have come as a baker my blog is http://vannillarock.com i studied economics in Edinburgh in the early 70's; now retired from a day job, on paper i have plenty of time to explore the blogosphere and enjoy the shared experiences of others. like every other retiree i know we wonder how we fitted in a day job. I split my time between Guernsey,. In the Channel Islands -a 20-odd square mile island with 60thousand+ inhabitants- and Phoenix, Arizona. The mix is perfect- the former is beautiful but attacks of cabin fever are never too far away. Arizona, on the other hand IS king of the open road and has THE biggest bluest sky EVER. my blogs revolve around baking (vannillarock) and photography/travel if you like what you see please do start a conversation :)

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